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The Laxmi Niwas Palace

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dr. Karni Singhji Road, Bikaner 334001, India
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Ranked #5 of 32 hotels in Bikaner
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed 4 nights in Bikaner in the very hot off season at this very grand palace turned hotel. When Rajasthan joined India the Rajas were given stipends in lieu of their previous tax collecting. Under Indira Gandhi this was abolished so the Maharajas were reduced to changing their homes into hotels. I feel no sympathy for them at all!... More

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Brussels, Belgium
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When you arrive to the hotel you can only say wow to the nice building and park. The complex has been arranged to an hotel preserving the old Manor and the old equipment but a long time ago probably and what is a very nice visit to start with, becomes a bad hotel experience... The rooms have no window, the... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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47 hotel reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was fortunate enough to spend two nights at this lovely palace. The buildings, grounds, gardens and surroundings are absolutely stunning and very well maintained and it feels like a dream to stay in a place like this. Due to it being low season, the nightly rate was very attractive and affordable. The staff from the front desk, to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive old world charm – originally a palace built in the early 1900s of local sandstone before being converted into a hotel. The hotel in steeped in Indian / Colonial history with numerous photographs adorning the walls as well as an abundance of mounted hunting trophies of deer, antelope, tigers and lions. There is free wireless internet in the rooms... More

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 4 grown ups and one child who stayed at the hotel for 2 nights. Since it was the off season we were (very nicely) upgraded for our rooms and stayed in two adjacent large suites on the ground floor itself. The food served in the hotel's restaurants are so-so (but I would imagine acceptable for... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place ticks all the boxes for a nice palace, but the management and the staff are terrible, the breakfast was disgusting !! my wife opened up a carton of butter and it was liquid and smelt rancid, it spilt all over her dress and nobody seemed concerned atall. There was no chilled juices,cerals, fresh fruit platters etc all you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice and comfortable rooms with good service and friendly staff. Excellent ambiance. Great location, away from the city humdrum. Would definitely come back for a longer stay since we spent 1 night.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

To start with Bikaner is not the most interesting place in Rajasthan. Jaisalmer is much more interesting. The laxmi Niwas Palace is gorgeous from outside but very deceiving inside, it is faded and need to be redecorated to find is past glory. In fact, I even suggest that you book to its sister hotel just next door which is in... More

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Ghaziabad, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Stayed in the hotel during 13-14th April 2014. Hotel has a grand entrance, sprawling lawns, peacocks in the lawns, lush greenery nearby and an excellent facade. Staff was cordial and rooms are quite large in size. Food is a bit average compared to the pricing. Cozy stay and views of palace museum, central hall, swimming pool are beautiful.

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Monasterevin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed only one night, but wished it was more. The palace is a work of art, wonderful carved stonework throughout, a peek at what it was like to live the highlife in old India. Some would say, its a little threadbare, I would call it character. We were lucky enough to get one of the rooms on the roof,... More

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Address: Dr. Karni Singhji Road, Bikaner 334001, India
Location: India > Rajasthan > Bikaner
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Laxmi Niwas Palace 4*
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
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#3 Spa Hotel in Bikaner #4 Family Hotel in Bikaner
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The Laxmi Niwas Palace is a former residential palace of the king of the former Bikaner state, Maharaja Ganga Singh in Bikaner. This is a 106 year old heritage palace with 45 deluxe rooms and 15 royal suites, all are air-conditioned and many of them have direct access to an open terrace. No more than 2 rooms are alike. One can learn about the rich culture, history and lifestyles of the Rajputana Kings of India. ... more   less 
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